Rs 606995.500 mln released for NHA under PSDP so far

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 28 (APP): The government of Pakistan has released Rs 606995.500 million for National Highway Authority under the Public Sector Development Sector (PSDP) till May 20.

Rs 20,000 million have been released for Lahore-Abdul Hakeem Section (230 km) of Karachi-Lahore Motorway (KLM), while Rs 5250 million have been released for 387 km Multan- Sukkur Section of the KLM,an official source told APP Tuesday.

Rs 6850 million have been released for Thakot to Havelian 120 km (Construction of Phase-I of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) while Rs 5,000 million have been released for its land acquisition,he said.

The NHA official said that Rs 2000 million have been released to ensure timely completion of Lowari Tunnel & Access Roads in District Dir. Rs 2800 million have been released for Gwadar-Turbat-Hoshab Section of M-8 while, while for widening & Improvement of Hoshab-Nag-Basima-Surab Highway (N-85) Rs 2500 have been released,the source said.

Rs 500 million have been released for construction of Bridge over Indus River at Qazi Ahmed Amri including Skrand Bypass (Nawab Shah),Rs 950 mln have been released for construction of bridge across River Chinab linking Shorkot and Garh Maharaja in Jhang district.

He said Rs 500 million have been released for a 57 km section of Faisalabad-Multan Motorway including land acquisition (Multan) (IDB).